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Single tickets on sale for Virginia Opera 2012-13 Season on Aug 6.

70x79Thumbnail FEATUREDNORFOLK, Va. – Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, is excited to announce single tickets for the 2012-13 Season will go on sale Monday, August 6, 2012. The 2012-13 Season features four operas that delve into classic themes of love, jealousy and revenge. The Opera is also offering a special presentation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical Carousel in conjunction with the 2013 Virginia Arts Festival.

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Virginia Opera Announces the 2012-13 Season

70x79Thumbnail EVENTNORFOLK, Va. – Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, announced its 2012-13 Season today, featuring four operas that delve into themes of love, jealousy and revenge.  The season opens with The Pearl Fishers in September, followed by Die Fledermaus in November, A Streetcar Named Desire in February, and closes with The Marriage of Figaro in May 2013.

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Virginia Opera Announces Director Emeritus Appointment

70x79Thumbnail NEWSALERTNORFOLK, Va. – After serving for 18 years on the Board of Directors of Virginia Opera, the Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the title of Director Emeritus has been conferred unanimously on Mrs. Joan Barbara Miller. Mrs. Miller joined the Virginia Opera Board of Directors in 1995. She is the Immediate Past President of the Statewide Board of Directors of the Virginia Opera and currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee. Mrs. Miller served as Board President from 2009 through 2011 and helped steer Virginia Opera through the first transition in artistic leadership in the company’s 38 year history.

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Virginia Opera Announces Appointment of Peter Mark as Artistic Director Emeritus

70x79Thumbnail NEWSALERTNORFOLK, Va. – Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, has named its former Artistic Director, Peter Mark, Artistic Director Emeritus of the company. Mr. Mark served as Artistic Director, Music Director and Principal Conductor of Virginia Opera from 1975, shortly following Virginia Opera’s founding, until November 2010. He also served as the Opera’s first General Director from 1975 until 2000.

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